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Sapporo Reserve - Sapporo Breweries Ltd.

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Sapporo ReserveSapporo Reserve

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BA SCORE
75
okay

317 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 317
Reviews: 172
rAvg: 3.24
pDev: 16.67%
Wants: 11
Gots: 17 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sapporo Breweries Ltd. visit their website
Japan

Style | ABV
Euro Pale Lager |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-24-2001)
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Photo of pkalix
2.59/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2.25

poured into my Blue Moon pilsner glass and immediately got 9 inches of head. I mean foam. waited. then poured some more. I can smell corn. frothy head. not special in any regard. why do I do this to myself? I have a cellar full of really good stuff and yet I buy this turd, and others.... it said "all malt" so I was intrigued.... it 'piqued' my curiosity... wish it were only 12 oz instead of this.... holy crap this can is 22oz!!!
first drink is bland, bitter, sweet, corn-y. immediately tells my brain to order pizza. now I know why- bland bread carbs to wipe out nasty taste... but hey! everyone gave them a 75 in the ratings! that's better than the other swill I have left. I ought to just switch over to whiskey now while i'm still in a good mood...

wait! "brewed and canned in Ontario Canada...." WTF??? darned Canadians.,....

pkalix, Mar 15, 2014
Photo of kylehay2004
3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

kylehay2004, Mar 15, 2014
Photo of RockinRich
5/5  rDev +54.3%

RockinRich, Mar 15, 2014
Photo of dbarny76
3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

dbarny76, Mar 11, 2014
Photo of TrojanRB
3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

TrojanRB, Mar 02, 2014
Photo of javlin624
4/5  rDev +23.5%

javlin624, Mar 02, 2014
Photo of Machete824
3.75/5  rDev +15.7%

Machete824, Mar 01, 2014
Photo of ParkbrauFan
3/5  rDev -7.4%

ParkbrauFan, Feb 28, 2014
Photo of SuperMario
3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

SuperMario, Feb 27, 2014
Photo of cgrunin
3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

cgrunin, Feb 27, 2014
Photo of JIMTRK16
3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

JIMTRK16, Feb 26, 2014
Photo of JuicesFlowing
3/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Poured into a shaker pint glass.

Look: Not quite crystal clear golden color. Fizzy white head the calms to a film, no lacing.

Aroma: Sweet rice, grains up front. Smelled metallic at first but much better after the beer settled for a few minutes.

Taste: Starts out a bit metallic, sour, and rough. As the beer warms, it seems to mellow out into cardboard, papery grains, and just a little bit of a metallic finish.

Mouthfeel: Almost creamy, but has too much bite on the finish.

Overall: A bit rough around the edges, the flavor seemed to change from the first sip to the last. Didn't really care for the inconsistency.

JuicesFlowing, Feb 14, 2014
Photo of kvgomps
3/5  rDev -7.4%

kvgomps, Jan 24, 2014
Photo of sneezye
2.25/5  rDev -30.6%

sneezye, Jan 06, 2014
Photo of JDababneh
3.51/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

Overall, this is a good tasting beer; nice malt flavors with some hop notes. The color is somewhat between a yellow and orange color, very appealing color for a beer.

The biggest issue, in my opinion, is that it is very flat tasting. There was no head after pouring this beer and I see no signs of carbonation within the glass. This leaves something desired on the palate when drinking.

JDababneh, Dec 29, 2013
Photo of Theogre83
3/5  rDev -7.4%

Theogre83, Dec 26, 2013
Photo of IAmAWalrus
3.75/5  rDev +15.7%

IAmAWalrus, Dec 24, 2013
Photo of tyleeis
3/5  rDev -7.4%

tyleeis, Dec 22, 2013
Photo of animal69
3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

animal69, Dec 15, 2013
Photo of SavageHopHead
3/5  rDev -7.4%

SavageHopHead, Nov 17, 2013
Photo of V3XX069
3.75/5  rDev +15.7%

V3XX069, Nov 16, 2013
Photo of deadliest
3.5/5  rDev +8%

deadliest, Nov 09, 2013
Photo of Azpittil57
2.25/5  rDev -30.6%

Azpittil57, Oct 18, 2013
Photo of PaulyB83
2.96/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A- Sight orange yellow, more yellow, with a high white head

S- Slight corn sweetness and white bread with faint noble hops

T- similar to nose with the corn sweetness similar to many green bottle european lagers but weaker with less skunk

M- medium thin mouthfeel, easy drinking

O- Not good not bad, and does remind me of a junior version of say Grolsch.

PaulyB83, Oct 16, 2013
Photo of smithj4
3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

smithj4, Oct 11, 2013
Sapporo Reserve from Sapporo Breweries Ltd.
75 out of 100 based on 317 ratings.